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Adware.PStrip

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:13 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
PowerStrip Technologies, Inc.
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
PowrStrp.dll,PSLauncher.exe,PSOCX.DLL,PSSETUP.EXE,LTDMgr.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.PStrip is an adware component, which installs an Internet Explorer toolbar with a search button and newsfeed.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.PStrip.

Transmission


Adware.PStrip can be directly installed from the Web site, www.thepowerstrip.com, or other affiliate sites. There are also several known programs that have Adware.PStrip within them and that install it as the program itself is installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 24, 2014 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 27, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 29, 2003
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